Hoopa

Chalk it up for Books

23-23 Chalk it up for books-Lucky Bear CasinoEach year, the library lends its sidewalk to community artists who are commissioned by sponsors who purchase space on the sidewalk. The library raised $910 this year. The money will be used to purchase items that are not included in their annual budget; books, craft supplies and more. Read More →

Mailed Meth Busted At Hoopa Post Office

Qiday Powell, 22, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale after receiving a pound of methamphetamine in the mail./Photo courtesy of the Humboldt County SheriffOn June 1, at about 1 p.m. special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force with assistance from United States Postal Inspectors arrested 22-year-old Qiday Powell at the Post Office in Hoopa. She was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale. Read More →

Equipping the Future

23-22 Heavy Equipment trainingThe Hoopa Valley Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs hosted a heavy equipment training program in Hoopa last winter. The training program was identified as a beneficial course in the Tribe’s planning process. All participants were cross-trained using both Hoopa Forest Industries equipment and Hoopa Roads and Aggregate […] Read More →

Attempted Armed Robbery at Hoopa Mini Mart

Hoopa Mini MartOn Thursday, May 18, at about 7:20 a.m., The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office along with the California Highway Patrol and the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police responded to a business on Highway 96, in Hoopa for a report of an armed robbery. Read More →

Grocery Store Plan In Action

Greenway team went on a walk-through of the previous grocery store site with tribal staff. The building was gutted down to the foundation and walls following a rat infestation that came to light in June of 2016 when the store was closed because of the health hazard it posed. /Photo by Allie Hostler, Two Riverts Tribune.Councilmember, Vivienna Orcutt said her dream store would sell locally grown and locally made products—products that aren’t the result of corporate agriculture’s assault on Trinity River water. And products that aren’t sprayed with poisons that make people sick or cause cancer. Read More →

Moon Honored With First Billy Frank Jr. Award

Hoopa Valley Tribe member Mel Moon was recently awarded the Bill Frank Jr. Award for his natural resources work for the Quileute Tribe in Washington./NWIFC file photo. By K. NEUMEYER, Northwest Treaty Tribes Longtime NWIFC commissioner, and Hoopa Tribal member, Mel Moon was the first recipient of the Billy Frank Jr., Leadership Award on March 9. The award recognizes Moon for his high degree of initiative, commitment, leadership and accomplishment in advancement, protection and recognition of tribal sovereignty, treaty-reserved rights and natural […] Read More →

Making Contact

In addition to fiber cable, and to improve public safety, the project will include the construction of cellular towers in select areas to fill in coverage gaps along the Highway 299 corridor. On its “middle mile” path, Digital 299, led by Inyo Networks Inc., will connect more than 100 community institutions, such as schools, hospitals, clinics, public safety and other government institutions to high-speed broadband internet via a fiber optic cable. Read More →

Hoopa Valley Tribe Moves Forward With New Grocery Store Plan

The Hoopa Valley Tribe contracted with the Arcata-based community development firm, Greenway Partners to assist with further development of the grocery store./TRT file photo.By ALLIE HOSTLER, Two Rivers Tribune Despite a few setbacks, construction on a new grocery store in Hoopa is expected to begin within the next couple of months. The Hoopa Valley Tribe contracted with the Arcata-based community development firm, Greenway Partners to assist with further development of the grocery store. “It’s a huge project,” Hoopa […] Read More →